[Ambassadors] Question: Balkans communities?

Christos Bacharakis cmpahar at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 13:41:31 UTC 2010


On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 9:10 AM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro>wrote:

> On 10/19/2010 01:08 AM, Christos Bacharakis wrote:
> > 2010/10/18 Gent Tha├ži
> >
> >     Is there any community that gathers all Balkans ambassadors in any
> >     event,place,site etc?
> >
> >     That would be nice, because that worked with Mozilla and they are
> >     doing fine with meetups etc.
> >
> > Hey Gent(I hope that this is your first name),
> > there is not a community meet up or something like that for Balkan
> > Ambassadors or contributors and theres is no need to. ;)
>
> I am not really an Ambassador (only half :D ) but I don't see how an
> additional meet would not be useful, there are so many contributors in
> this area who didn't meet in person so far...
>
> > Additionaly once a year in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region
> > is taking place FUDCon which is a Fedora Users & Developers Conference.
>
> Except that not everyone can travel such long distance for the FUDCon,
> from various reasons, travel expenses being the biggest one.
>
> > I can't the need of organizing smaller region-related events because it
> > is in our philosophy to have one, big and global community. Additionally
> > the costs for a Balkan meet up is really high.
> > This is just my opinion :)
>
> I disagree, if it wasn't for the bunker, the costs for participation in
> Zurich FUDCon would have been prohibitive for many. In Balkans the costs
> have to be a lot lower: cheaper lodging, cheaper food. shorter
> travels... it only needs a good, motivated organizer.
>
>
And a good reason, of course! ;)

~Chris


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